DURHAM, N.H. – The defending America East champion University of New Hampshire volleyball team has announced its 2014 spring schedule beginning Saturday, March 29.
The Wildcats open the spring slate with a round robin tournament at Boston College on March 29. UNH will compete against the University of Connecticut (12 p.m.), Providence College (1:30 p.m.) and the host Eagles (4:30 p.m.).
UNH volleyball returns to Lundholm Gymnasium on Tuesday, April 1 (7 p.m.), welcoming Boston College. The following contest sees the Wildcats traveling to the University of Rhode Island for its invitational on Saturday, April 12. Times and teams are still to be determined.
New Hampshire caps off the spring schedule hosting the UNH Spring Tournament on Saturday, April 19. The Wildcats welcome Bryant University, Harvard University, the University of Hartford and the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Times are still to be announced.
UNH returns 14 players to the 2014 roster following its fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in program history. Outside hitter and conference First Team honoree, Tori Forrest (Powder Springs, Ga.), returns as UNH's most productive offensive player with 2.91 kills per set last season. Setter Taylor Dunklau (Mukwonago, Wis.), the reigning America East Championship Most Outstanding Performer, also returns to the squad, ranking third in program history with 2,103 assists. Defensive specialist Madison Lightfoot (Clarkston, Mich.) looks to build on last season's breakout year, registering the second-highest dig tally in a single season last year with 546.
More information regarding the 2014 spring schedule will be released in the coming weeks.
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